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  • CDC Opens New South America Regional Office in Brazil

    CDC Opens New South America Regional Office in Brazil

    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Opens New South America Regional Office in Brazil | site |


    (October 29, 2020) - - Today, October 29, 2020, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published the following information: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today opened its new South America regional office in Brasilia, Brazil. The new regional office strengthens CDC’s ability to meet its mission of protecting Americans by responding more rapidly to health threats wherever they occur and building key relationships to tackle shared health priorities. “The United States is one of the strongest advocates of global health security in the world, in addition to being the single largest bilateral health donor, and these commitments have special importance within our own hemisphere,” Health and Human Services Secretary Alex M. Azar II said at the opening event. “Creating the CDC South American Regional Office is vital to building a ...
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  • U.S. Veterans Affairs Secretary Wilkie Thanks President Trump for Making “988” America’s New National Suicide Prevention Number

    U.S. Veterans Affairs Secretary Wilkie Thanks President Trump for Making “988” America’s New National Suicide Prevention Number | site |



    (October 17, 2020) - - Today, October 17, 2020, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) published the following information: Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie released the following statement after President Trump signed the National Suicide Hotline Designation Act: “People in distress and in need of timely care should face the fewest obstacles possible to get help. The bill President Trump signed today will soon make it easier for those at risk to be quickly connected to a trained responder and will help save lives.” Currently, anyone in need of timely crisis suicide prevention resources can reach the National Suicide Prevention Hotline by dialing 1-800-273-8255. Veterans who call that number can press 1 to be connected to the Veterans Crisis Line. During the ...
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  • America Stands for Freedom

    America Stands for Freedom

    America Stands for Freedom | site |


    (October 13, 2020) - - Today, October 13, 2020, the U.S. Department of State published the following information:


    SPEECH MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE VIRTUAL REMARKS AT THE IRI DINNER AND JOHN S. MCCAIN FREEDOM AWARD CEREMONY OCTOBER 13, 2020 (As Prepared) Good evening, IRI. Dr. Twining, Senator Sullivan, thank you for those introductions. And thanks to the IRI board and staff for this honor. I’m truly humbled. I’m just sorry that we couldn’t physically be together tonight. I have the award here with me. I’m looking forward to showing it off to 1998’s honoree, my fellow Kansan, Bob Dole. I’m sure he’ll say that IRI’s standards must be slipping. Before I continue, I want to acknowledge Roberta McCain, the mother of the man for whom this award is named. To John’s family, including his beloved wife, Cindy, the Pompeos send our sincere condolences for her passing yesterday. Rober
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  • USDA Launches New, Streamlined Process for Private Lenders to Invest in Rural America

    U.S. Department of Agriculture Launches New, Streamlined Process for Private Lenders to Invest in Rural America | site |


    USDA says "Trump Administration Keeps Promise to Cut Red Tape and Increase Private Investment in America’s Rural Communities"


    (October 1, 2020) - - Today, October 1, 2020, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) published the following information: WASHINGTON, Oct. 1, 2020 – The Trump Administration today announced that the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is now accepting applications for the department’s four key loan guarantee programs under the OneRD Guarantee Loan Initiative. “Rural America needs a mix of public and private partnerships and investments to build stronger, healthier communities,” USDA Deputy Under Secretary for Rural Development Bette Brand said. “Under the leadership of President Trump and Agriculture Secretary Perdue, USDA is cutting red tape and streamlining private investment so w
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  • U.S. Department of Transportation Modernizes Hours of Service Rules to Improve Safety and Increase Flexibility for America’s Truckers

    U.S. Department of Transportation Modernizes Hours of Service Rules to Improve Safety and Increase Flexibility for America’s Truckers| site |








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    (May 14, 2020) - - Today (May 14, 2020), the U.S. Department of Transportation published the following information: WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) today published a final rule updating hours of service (HOS) rules to increase safety on America’s roadways by updating existing regulations for commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers. “America’s truckers are doing a heroic job keeping our supply chains open during this unprecedented time and these rules will provide ...
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  • SBA Administrator Carranza Applauds President’s Efforts to Reduce Public Health Barriers and Protect America’s Small Businesses

    U.S. Small Business Administration Administrator Carranza Applauds President’s Efforts to Reduce Public Health Barriers and Protect America’s Small Businesses| site |




    (March 16, 2020) - - On March 13, 2020 the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) published the following information: WASHINGTON – SBA Administrator Jovita Carranza issued the following statement today in response to the President’s Declaration of a National Emergency: “The President’s decision to declare a national emergency represents another significant and very important step in reducing barriers to public health and protecting America’s 30 million small businesses from the threat posed by Coronavirus (COVID-19). The President’s declaration, coupled with the Administration’s unprecedented efforts to mobilize and involve the full force of the federal government and the private sector — including leaders in science, medicine, transportation, finance and business ...
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  • U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao Announces New Initiatives to Improve Safety on America’s Roads

    U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao Announces New Initiatives to Improve Safety on America’s Roads| site |



    (January 15, 2020) - - Today, the U.S. Department of Transportation published the following information: WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) Secretary Elaine L. Chao today spoke at the 99th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board (TRB) where she announced new transportation initiatives aimed at harnessing new and existing technologies to improve safety for the traveling public and first responders. “These safety initiatives will make a difference in saving lives and help prevent injuries among first responders and all road users,” said U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao. Today, Secretary Chao announced the next phase of the Partnership for Analytics Research in Traffic Safety (PARTS) program. PARTS II expands participation in the PARTS program to include almost 70% of the U.S. automobile market a...
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  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Maps America’s High Levels of Inactivity

    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Maps America’s High Levels of Inactivity| site |


    Physical inactivity differs by state, region, race, and ethnicity


    (January 16, 2020) - - Today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published the following information:

    All states and territories had more than 15% of adults who were physically inactive and this estimate ranged from 17.3 to 47.7%, according to new state maps of adult physical inactivity prevalence released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Physical inactivity for adults is defined as not participating in any leisure-time physical activities over the last month – activities such as running, walking for exercise, or gardening. State and territory-level estimates of physical inactivity range from 17.3% of people in Colorado to 47.7% in Puerto Rico. In seven states and two territories (Alabama, Arkansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi,
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  • U.S. Department of Agriculture to Make 550 Million Dollars in Funding Available in 2020 to Deploy High-Speed Broadband Internet Infrastructure in Rural America

    U.S. Department of Agriculture to Make $550 Million in Funding Available in 2020 to Deploy High-Speed Broadband Internet Infrastructure in Rural America | site |


    Announcement Made at Round One Investment in Iowa


    (December 12, 2019) - - Today, the U.S. Department of Agriculture published the following information:

    STANTON, Iowa, Dec. 12, 2019 – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced the availability of a second round of $550 million in United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Reconnect Pilot Program funding appropriated by Congress. The application window for this round of funding is set to open Jan. 31, 2020. Secretary Perdue made the announcement alongside Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds while congratulating the Farmers Mutual Telephone Company of Stanton, Iowa, for receiving $6.4 million in first-round Reconnect Pilot Program funding to connect 477 households, 35 farms and 21 businesses in Montgomery and Page counties.
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  • The United States Holds Inaugural Cyber Capacity Building Workshop for the Caribbean and Latin America

    The United States Holds Inaugural Cyber Capacity Building Workshop for the Caribbean and Latin America | site |



    (December 5, 2019) - - Today, the U.S. Department of State's Office of the Spokesperson provided the following information: The United States and co-host Jamaica completed a three-day cyber capacity building workshop on December 5 with participation from 12 countries in the Caribbean and Latin America. In support of U.S.-Caribbean 2020, the workshop is the first of its kind in the region and designed to promote cybersecurity and combat cybercrime. U.S. Ambassador Donald R. Tapia, Jamaican Minister of National Security Dr. Horace Chang, Jamaican Minister of Science, Energy and Technology Fayval Williams, and other senior U.S. and Jamaican officials opened the event. Cyber officials from the following countries actively participated: Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, Grenada, Guyana, Haiti, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent a
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  • Federal Reserve Board Announces Termination of Enforcement Action with Bank of America

    Federal Reserve Board Announces Termination of Enforcement Action with Bank of America | site |



    (December 3, 2019) - - Today, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve Board published the following information:

    The Federal Reserve Board on Tuesday announced the termination of the enforcement action listed below:

    Bank of America, Charlotte, North Carolina
    Cease and Desist Order, dated May 20, 2015
    Terminated November 22, 2019

    Additional enforcement actions can be searched for here.
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  • Federal Trade Commission Requires Divestitures and Imposes Conditions on US Foods Holding Corp.’s Acquisition of Services Group of America, Inc.

    Federal Trade Commission Requires Divestitures and Imposes Conditions on US Foods Holding Corp.’s Acquisition of Services Group of America, Inc.| site |


    (September 11, 2019) - - Today, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) published the following information:

    Food distributor US Foods, Inc. has agreed to divest assets to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that US Foods, Inc.’s proposed $1.8 billion acquisition of Services Group of America, Inc. would violate federal antitrust law. Broadline foodservice distribution involves the sale and distribution of a broad range of food and foodservice-related products to customers who serve food to consumers away from home in venues such as restaurants, hospital cafeterias, stadiums, and schools. The FTC alleges that the proposed acquisition would likely harm competition for broadline foodservice distribution for customers in four local markets and for national and multi-regional customers throughout the country
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  • U.S. Attorney General Sessions Delivers Remarks on the Drug Crisis in America

    U.S. Attorney General Sessions Delivers Remarks on the Drug Crisis in America



    Billings, MT - - (April 27, 2018) - - (Remarks as prepared for delivery):


    Thank you, Kurt for that kind introduction. Thank you for your seven years of service to the Department of Justice and for your leadership now as United States Attorney. I want to thank Lenette for hosting us here today. And thank you for all of the work that you do to help people walk the difficult road to recovery. And thank you to the other compassionate treatment providers who are here. It is an honor to be with you all. I am here today to discuss some of the actions that the Department of Justice has taken to help end our nation’s drug crisis—actions that I believe benefit us all. But before I do that, I want to say thank you to everyone here who helps us fight the drug epidemic—especially our fabulous law enforcement office
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  • Census Bureau Researchers Present Findings at the 2018 Population Association of America Conference

    Census Bureau Researchers Present Findings at the 2018 Population Association of America Conference



    (April 27, 2018) - - Researchers from the U.S. Census Bureau will join other demographers, sociologists, economists and professionals from across the country and from different disciplines at the Population Association of America (PAA) annual conference from April 26-28, 2018, in Denver, Colo. PAA offers a forum for Census Bureau researchers to present their research for professional discussion and share their findings with the public.

    This year, Census Bureau researchers will present findings on a variety of topics including:
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  • Department of Homeland Security says National Guard needed to Secure the Border and Make America Safe Again

    Department of Homeland Security says National Guard needed to Secure the Border and Make America Safe Again
    April 5, 2018


    Washington, DC - - (April 4, 2018) - - In defense of President Trump's decision to use American military forces on portions of the border between the U.S. and Mexico, the Department of Homeland Security stated (essentially) the following:

    We apprehend more than a thousand people a day – 300,000 a year – who violate our nation’s sovereignty by crossing our borders illegally. This must end. Deploying the National Guard will serve as an immediate deterrent while dramatically enhancing operational control of the U.S. border.

    The Problem: Legal loopholes, asylum fraud, a massive court backlog, and drastically insufficient immigration enforcement resources encourage illegal immigration and threaten the security of our nation. The result is that even apprehended
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    CDC Opens New South America Regional Office in Brazil
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    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Opens New South America Regional Office in Brazil | site |


    (October 29, 2020) - - Today, October 29, 2020, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published the following information: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today opened its new South America regional office in Brasilia, Brazil. The new regional office strengthens CDC’s ability to meet its mission of protecting Americans by responding more rapidly to health threats wherever they occur and building key relationships to tackle shared health priorities. “The United States is one of the strongest advocates of global health security in the world, in addition to being the single largest bilateral health donor, and these commitments have special importance within our own hemisphere,” Health and Human Services Secretary Alex M. Azar II said at the opening event. “Creating the CDC South American Regional Office is vital to building a ...
    10-31-2020, 02:54 AM
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    U.S. Veterans Affairs Secretary Wilkie Thanks President Trump for Making “988” America’s New National Suicide Prevention Number
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    U.S. Veterans Affairs Secretary Wilkie Thanks President Trump for Making “988” America’s New National Suicide Prevention Number | site |



    (October 17, 2020) - - Today, October 17, 2020, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) published the following information: Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie released the following statement after President Trump signed the National Suicide Hotline Designation Act: “People in distress and in need of timely care should face the fewest obstacles possible to get help. The bill President Trump signed today will soon make it easier for those at risk to be quickly connected to a trained responder and will help save lives.” Currently, anyone in need of timely crisis suicide prevention resources can reach the National Suicide Prevention Hotline by dialing 1-800-273-8255. Veterans who call that number can press 1 to be connected to the Veterans Crisis Line. During the ...
    10-25-2020, 04:39 AM
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    America Stands for Freedom
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    America Stands for Freedom | site |


    (October 13, 2020) - - Today, October 13, 2020, the U.S. Department of State published the following information:


    SPEECH MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE VIRTUAL REMARKS AT THE IRI DINNER AND JOHN S. MCCAIN FREEDOM AWARD CEREMONY OCTOBER 13, 2020 (As Prepared) Good evening, IRI. Dr. Twining, Senator Sullivan, thank you for those introductions. And thanks to the IRI board and staff for this honor. I’m truly humbled. I’m just sorry that we couldn’t physically be together tonight. I have the award here with me. I’m looking forward to showing it off to 1998’s honoree, my fellow Kansan, Bob Dole. I’m sure he’ll say that IRI’s standards must be slipping. Before I continue, I want to acknowledge Roberta McCain, the mother of the man for whom this award is named. To John’s family, including his beloved wife, Cindy, the Pompeos send our sincere condolences for her passing yesterday. Rober
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    10-15-2020, 08:02 AM
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    USDA Launches New, Streamlined Process for Private Lenders to Invest in Rural America
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    U.S. Department of Agriculture Launches New, Streamlined Process for Private Lenders to Invest in Rural America | site |


    USDA says "Trump Administration Keeps Promise to Cut Red Tape and Increase Private Investment in America’s Rural Communities"


    (October 1, 2020) - - Today, October 1, 2020, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) published the following information: WASHINGTON, Oct. 1, 2020 – The Trump Administration today announced that the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is now accepting applications for the department’s four key loan guarantee programs under the OneRD Guarantee Loan Initiative. “Rural America needs a mix of public and private partnerships and investments to build stronger, healthier communities,” USDA Deputy Under Secretary for Rural Development Bette Brand said. “Under the leadership of President Trump and Agriculture Secretary Perdue, USDA is cutting red tape and streamlining private investment so w
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    10-05-2020, 09:50 AM
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    U.S. Department of Transportation Modernizes Hours of Service Rules to Improve Safety and Increase Flexibility for America’s Truckers
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    U.S. Department of Transportation Modernizes Hours of Service Rules to Improve Safety and Increase Flexibility for America’s Truckers| site |








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    (May 14, 2020) - - Today (May 14, 2020), the U.S. Department of Transportation published the following information: WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) today published a final rule updating hours of service (HOS) rules to increase safety on America’s roadways by updating existing regulations for commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers. “America’s truckers are doing a heroic job keeping our supply chains open during this unprecedented time and these rules will provide ...
    05-23-2020, 08:00 AM

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